MCAE News for January 2021

The new year has started with a great deal of change and turmoil, but also hope and opportunity. We are excited for a new legislative session, the upcoming NETWORK conference, and a slow but steady return to brighter days. What are you looking forward to in this new year?

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MCAE News for December 2020

The holiday season is here and there is much that we are thankful for: a (nearly) final state budget with an increase for ABE funding, the (somewhat) snowy landscape, but especially YOU!

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Will You Join MCAE on Giving Tuesday?

There’s no better time to join MCAE in amplifying the call to support Adult Basic Education programs and communities. Every new member helps more students access high-quality education programs, dedicated teachers and volunteers, and other resources.

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MCAE News for November 2020

It’s already been an exciting November nationally, and here in Massachusetts we are seeing plans come together for the delayed state budget, a continued push for the emergency legislation needed to help the Commonwealth’s most vulnerable populations, and events and tools to help us make sense of it all.

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Advocacy Toolkit for Adult Education and Literacy

This new Advocacy Toolkit from ProLiteracy describes how adult education and literacy (AEL) programs can use the latest skills data, program activity and success, and student impact stories to advocate with stakeholders at state and local levels.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and Adult Education in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) surveyed ABE program directors – including those at programs based in schools, community-based organizations, community colleges, and correctional facilities – to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting adult basic education (ABE) programs, staff, and students here in the Commonwealth.

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MCAE News for October 2020

Apple picking, leaf peeping and … remote learning? It’s officially autumn, even if things feel a bit different this year.

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